Federal Communications Commission
Washington, D.C. 20554
Approved by OMB
3060-0010 (June 2002)
FCC 323
FOR FCC USE ONLY
 
OWNERSHIP REPORT FOR COMMERCIAL BROADCAST STATIONS

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FOR COMMISSION USE ONLY
FILE NO.

BOS - 20050214ABD
Section I - General Information
1. Legal Name of the Applicant 
NASSAU BROADCASTING III, LLC
Mailing Address
619 ALEXANDER RD
3RD FLOOR
City
PRINCETON
State or Country (if foreign address)
NJ
ZIP Code
08540 - 6003
Telephone Number (include area code)
6099241515
E-Mail Address (if available) 
FCC Registration Number:
0011378676
Call Sign 
WLNH-FM
Facility ID Number 
40925
2. Contact Representative (if other than Licensee/Permittee)
STEPHEN DIAZ GAVIN
Firm or Company Name
PATTON BOGGS LLP
Telephone Number (include area code)
2024576340
E-Mail Address (if available)
SGAVIN@PATTONBOGGS.COM
3. Name of entity, if other than licensee or permittee, for which report is filed

Mailing Address


City
State or Country (if foreign address)
ZIP Code
-
Telephone Number (include area code)
E-Mail Address (if available)
4. If this application has been submitted without a fee, indicate reason for fee exemption (see 47 C.F.R. Section 1.1114):
Governmental Entity Fee-exempt Report Other THIS IS IN CONNECTION WITH CONSUMMATION OF ASSIGNMENT OF LICENSES. SEE INSTRUCTION #7 FEES. 'A FEE IS REQUIRED TO BE PAID AND SUBMITTED WITH THE FILING OF A LICENSE'S 'BIENNIAL' OWNERSHIP REPORT ONLY.
N/A (Fee Required)



Section II - Ownership Information

5.

a. Biennial b. Transfer of Control or Assignment of License/Permit c. Other
d. Amendment to pending application


for the following stations:

[Enter Station Information]


Station List


This Report is filed for the following stations:

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Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WLNH-FM 73215 LACONIA NH FM


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Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WWHQ 73216 MEREDITH NH FM


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WEMJ 67270 LACONIA NH AM


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Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WBQQ 69854 KENNEBUNK ME FM


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WHXQ 69855 KENNEBUNKPORT ME FM


Call Letters
Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WBQW 73885 SCARBOROUGH ME FM


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Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WBQI 40925 BAR HARBOR ME FM


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Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WBYA 41105 ISLEBORO ME FM


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Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WLAM 64434 LEWISTON ME AM


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Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WFNK 65675 LEWISTON ME FM


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Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WHXR 59534 NORTH WINDHAM NH FM


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Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WHOB 23329 NASHUA NH FM


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Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WNNH 11664 HENNIKER NH FM


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Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WLKZ 65624 WOLFEBORO NH FM


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Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
W245AA 24950 PORTLAND ME FX


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Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WZSH 69493 BELLOWS FALLS VT FM


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Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WHDQ 17798 CLAREMONT NH FM


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Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WTSV 17795 CLAREMONT NH AM


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Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WSSH 17801 WHITE RIVER JUNCTION VT FM


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Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WNHV 17800 WHITE RIVER JUNCTION VT AM


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Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WSNO 34813 BARRE VT AM


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Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WORK 34810 BARRE VT FM


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Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WWFY 17808 BERLIN VT FM


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Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WCFR-FM 23307 WALPOLE NH FM


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Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WWOD 20606 HARTFORD VT FM


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Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WNHW 54908 BELMONT NH FM


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Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WJYY 54909 CONCORD NH FM


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Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
W298AH 83636 CLAREMONT NH FX


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Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
W294AB 17799 HANOVER NH FX


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Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
W293AB 17796 KEENE NH FX


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Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WHDQ-FM1 76669 RUTLAND VT FB


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Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WVAY 57728 WILMINGTON VT FM


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Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WEXP 65961 BRANDON VT FM


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Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WBQX 49564 THOMASTON ME FM


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Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WLVP 24994 GORHAM ME AM


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Facility ID Number
Location (City/State)
Class of service
WTHT 24949 AUBURN ME FM



All of the information furnished in this Report is accurate as of 01/01/2005 (Date must comply with 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3615(a), i.e., information must be current within 60 days of filing of this report, when 5(a) below is checked.)

This Report is filed for (check one)
6.
Respondent is:
Sole proprietorship Not-for-profit corporation Limited partnership
For-profit corporation General partnership Other
If "Other", describe nature of the respondent in an Exhibit.
[Exhibit 1]
7.
List all contracts and other instruments required to be filed by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3613.   (Only licensees, permittees, or a reporting entity with a majority interest in or that otherwise exercises de facto control over the subject licensee or permittee shall respond.)

[Enter Contract/Instrument Information]


Contracts/Instruments Information


List all contracts and other instruments required to be filed by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3613. (Only licensees, permittees, or a reporting entity with a majority interest in or that otherwise exercises de facto control over the subject shall respond.)

Description of contract or instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution Date of Expiration
NASSAU BROADCASTING III, L.L.C. ORGANIZATIONAL DOCUMENTS

Description of contract or instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution Date of Expiration
NASSAU BROADCASTING I, L.L.C. ORGANIZATIONAL DOCUMENTS

Description of contract or instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution Date of Expiration
NASSAU BROADCASTING PARTNERS, L.P. ORGANIZATIONAL DOCUMENTS

Description of contract or instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution Date of Expiration
NASSAU BROADCASTING PARTNERS, INC. ORGANIZATIONAL DOCUMENTS

Description of contract or instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution Date of Expiration
NASSAU PARTNER HOLDINGS, L.L.C. ORGANIZATIONAL DOCUMENTS

Description of contract or instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution Date of Expiration
TIME BROKERAGE AGREEMENT MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC. 05/22/2002

Description of contract or instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution Date of Expiration
JOINT SALES AGREEMENT CAPITOL BROADCASTING CORPORATION, INC. 07/16/2004

Description of contract or instrument Name of person or organization with whom contract is made Date of Execution Date of Expiration
AMENDED AND RESTATED CREDIT AND GUARANTY AGREEMENT GOLDMAN SACHS CREDIT PARTNERS 09/30/2004


8. Capitalization (Only licensees, permittees, or a reporting entity with a majority interest in or that otherwise exercises de facto control over the subject licensee or permittee shall respond.)

[Enter Capitalization Information]


Capitalization


Capitalization (Only licensees, permittees, or a reporting entity with a majority interest in or that otherwise excercises de facto control over the subject licensee or permittee shall respond.)

Class of stock (preferred, common or other)
Voting or Non-voting
Number of Shares
Authorized
Issued and Outstanding
Treasury
Unissued
SEE ATTACHED EXHIBIT 6


9.
(a.) List the respondent, and, if other than a natural person, its officers, directors, stockholders and other entities with attributable interests, non-insulated partners and/or members. If a corporation or partnership holds an attributable interest in the respondent, list separately its officers, directors, stockholders and other entities with attributable interests, non-insulated partners and/or members. Create a separate row for each individual or entity. Attach supplemental pages, if necessary.
[Enter Owner Information]

Owner Information

List the respondent, and, if other than a natural person, its officers, directors, stockholders and other entities with attributable interests, non-insulated partners and/or members. If a corporation or partnership holds an attributable interest in the respondent, list separately its officers, directors, stockholders and other entities with attributable interests, non-insulated partners and/or members. Create a separate row for each individual or entity. Attach supplemental pages, if necessary.
(Read carefully - The numbered items below refer to line numbers in the following table.)
1. Name and address of respondent and each party to the respondent holding an attributable interest (if other than individual also show name, address and citizenship of natural person authorized to vote the stock or holding the attributable interest). List the respondent first, officers next, then directors and, thereafter, remaining stockholders and other entities with attributable interests, and partners.
2. Gender (male or female).
3. Ethnicity (check one).
4. Race (select one or more).
5. Citizenship.
6. Positional interest: Officer, director, general partner, limited partner, LLC member, investor/creditor attributable under the Commission's equity/debt plus standard, etc.
7. Percentage of votes.
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus).

1. Name and Address NASSAU BROADCASTING III, L.L.C.; 619 ALEXANDER ROAD, THIRD FLOOR, PRINCETON, NJ 08540
2. Gender (male or female)
3. Ethnicity (check one) Hispanic or Latino
Not Hispanic or Latino
4. Race (select one or more) American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White
5. Citizenship US
6. Positional Interest APPLICANT
7. Percentage of votes 100.00
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus) 100.00

1. Name and Address NASSAU BROADCASTING I, L.L.C.; 619 ALEXANDER ROAD, THIRD FLOOR, PRINCETON, NJ 08540
2. Gender (male or female)
3. Ethnicity (check one) Hispanic or Latino
Not Hispanic or Latino
4. Race (select one or more) American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White
5. Citizenship US
6. Positional Interest SOLE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY MEMBER OF APPLICANT
7. Percentage of votes 100.00
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus) 100.00

1. Name and Address NASSAU BROADCASTING PARTNERS, L.P.; 619 ALEXANDER ROAD, THIRD FLOOR, PRINCETON, NJ 08540
2. Gender (male or female)
3. Ethnicity (check one) Hispanic or Latino
Not Hispanic or Latino
4. Race (select one or more) American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White
5. Citizenship US
6. Positional Interest SOLE OWNER OF NASSAU BROADCASTING I, L.L.C.
7. Percentage of votes 100.00
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus) 100.00

1. Name and Address NASSAU BROADCASTING PARTNERS, INC.; 619 ALEXANDER ROAD, THIRD FLOOR, PRINCETON, NJ 08540
2. Gender (male or female)
3. Ethnicity (check one) Hispanic or Latino
Not Hispanic or Latino
4. Race (select one or more) American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White
5. Citizenship US
6. Positional Interest GENERAL PARTNER OF NASSAU BROADCASTING PARTNERS, L.P.
7. Percentage of votes 100.00
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus) 0.36

1. Name and Address NASSAU PARTNER HOLDINGS, L.L.C.; 619 ALEXANDER ROAD, THIRD FLOOR, PRINCETON, NJ 08540
2. Gender (male or female)
3. Ethnicity (check one) Hispanic or Latino
Not Hispanic or Latino
4. Race (select one or more) American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White
5. Citizenship US
6. Positional Interest SOLE LIMITED PARTNER OF NASSAU BROADCASTING PARTNERS, L.P.
7. Percentage of votes 0.00
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus) 99.64

1. Name and Address NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.; 619 ALEXANDER ROAD, THIRD FLOOR, PRINCETON, NJ 08540
2. Gender (male or female)
3. Ethnicity (check one) Hispanic or Latino
Not Hispanic or Latino
4. Race (select one or more) American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White
5. Citizenship US
6. Positional Interest SHAREHOLDER OF NASSAU BROADCASTING PARTNERS, INC.
7. Percentage of votes 29.99
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus) 29.99

1. Name and Address SPECTRUM EQUITY INVESTORS IV, L.P.; 333 MIDDLEFIELD ROAD, SUITE 200, MENLO PARK, CA 94025
2. Gender (male or female)
3. Ethnicity (check one) Hispanic or Latino
Not Hispanic or Latino
4. Race (select one or more) American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White
5. Citizenship US
6. Positional Interest SHAREHOLDER OF NASSAU BROADCASTING PARTNERS, INC.
7. Percentage of votes 27.42
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus) 27.42

1. Name and Address SPECTRUM-NASSAU ASSOCIATES, L.P.; 333 MIDDLEFIELD ROAD, SUITE 200, MENLO PARK, CA 94025
2. Gender (male or female)
3. Ethnicity (check one) Hispanic or Latino
Not Hispanic or Latino
4. Race (select one or more) American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White
5. Citizenship US
6. Positional Interest SHAREHOLDER OF NASSAU BROADCASTING PARTNERS, INC.
7. Percentage of votes 6.17
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus) 6.17

1. Name and Address SPIRE CAPITAL PARTNERS, L.P.; C/O SPIRE CAPITAL PARTNERS, 30 ROCKEFELLER PLAZA, SUITE 4200, NEW YORK, NY 10112
2. Gender (male or female)
3. Ethnicity (check one) Hispanic or Latino
Not Hispanic or Latino
4. Race (select one or more) American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White
5. Citizenship US
6. Positional Interest SHAREHOLDER OF NASSAU BROADCASTING PARTNERS, INC.
7. Percentage of votes 5.86
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus) 5.86

1. Name and Address LOUIS F. MERCATANTI, JR.; 900 STATE ROAD, PRINCETON, NJ 08540
2. Gender (male or female) Male
3. Ethnicity (check one) Hispanic or Latino
Not Hispanic or Latino
4. Race (select one or more) American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White
5. Citizenship US
6. Positional Interest PRES, CHAIR, DIRECT, ASST SECTY AND ASST TREAS OF NBP, INC.
7. Percentage of votes 30.00
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus) 30.00

1. Name and Address TRISTAM E. COLLINS; 619 ALEXANDER ROAD, THIRD FLOOR, PRINCETON, NJ 08540
2. Gender (male or female) Male
3. Ethnicity (check one) Hispanic or Latino
Not Hispanic or Latino
4. Race (select one or more) American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White
5. Citizenship US
6. Positional Interest EXECUTIVE VP OF NASSAU BROADCASTING PARTNERS, INC.
7. Percentage of votes 0.00
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus) 0.00

1. Name and Address TINA CHRISTENSEN; 619 ALEXANDER ROAD, THIRD FLOOR, PRINCETON, NJ 08540
2. Gender (male or female) Female
3. Ethnicity (check one) Hispanic or Latino
Not Hispanic or Latino
4. Race (select one or more) American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White
5. Citizenship US
6. Positional Interest SECRETARY; DIRECTOR, NASSAU BROADCASTING PARTNERS, INC.
7. Percentage of votes 0.00
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus) 0.00

1. Name and Address PETER TONKS; 619 ALEXANDER ROAD, THIRD FLOOR, PRINCETON, NJ 08540
2. Gender (male or female) Male
3. Ethnicity (check one) Hispanic or Latino
Not Hispanic or Latino
4. Race (select one or more) American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White
5. Citizenship US
6. Positional Interest TREASURER; VP, NASSAU BROADCASTING PARTNERS, INC.
7. Percentage of votes 0.00
8. Percentage of total assets (equity debt plus) 0.00


(b) Respondent certifies that equity and financial interests not set forth in response to Question 9(a) are non-attributable. Yes No

N/A

See Explanation in
[Exhibit 2]

(c) Is the respondent or any party holding an attributable interest in the respondent also the holder of an attributable interest in any other broadcast station or in any cable or newspaper entities in the same market or with overlapping signals in the same broadcast service, as described in 47 C.F.R. Sections 73.3555 and 76.501? Yes No
If "Yes", submit an Exhibit identifying the holder of that other attributable interest, listing the call signs, locations and facilities identifiers of such other broadcast stations, and describing the nature and size of the ownership interest and the positions held in the other broadcast, cable or newspaper entities. [Exhibit 3]
(d) Are any of the individuals listed in response to Question 9(a) related as parent-child, husband-wife, brothers and sisters?

Yes No

 

If "Yes", submit an Exhibit setting forth full information as to the family relationship

[Exhibit 4]

(e) Is respondent seeking an attribution exemption for any officer or director with duties unrelated to the licensee or permittee?

If "Yes", submit an Exhibit identifying that individual by name and title, fully describing that individual's duties and responsibilities, and explaining why that individual should not be attributed an interest.

Yes No

[Exhibit 5]



SECTION III - CERTIFICATION


I certify that I am LOUIS F. MERCATANTI, JR., PRESIDENT

(Official Title)


of NBP, INC., GENERAL PARTNER OF PARENT

(Exact legal title or name of respondent)


and that I have examined this Report and that to the best of my knowledge and belief, all statements in this Report are true, correct and complete.

(Date of certification must be within 60 days of the date shown in Question 5, Section II and in no event prior to that date.)

Signature
LOUIS F. MERCATANTI, JR.
Date
02/11/2005
Telephone Number of Respondent (Include area code) 6099241515

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS ON THIS FORM ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 18, SECTION 1001), AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION LICENSE OR CONSTRUCTION PERMIT (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. CODE, TITLE 47, SECTION 503).



Exhibits
Exhibit 1
Description:
EXHIBIT 1

LIMITED LIABILITY CORPORATION

Attachment 1
Description
Section II, Question 7: Nassau Broadcasting III, L.L.C. Organizational Documents
Section II, Question 7: Nassau Broadcasting I, L.L.C. Organizational Documents
Section II, Question 7: Nassau Broadcasting Partners, L.P. Organizational Documents
Section II, Question 7: Nassau Broadcasting Partners, Inc. Organizational Documents
Section II, Question 7: Nassau Partner Holdings, Inc. Organizational Documents
Section II, Question 7: Time Brokerage Agreement
Section II, Question 7: Joint Sales Agreement
Section II, Question 7: Amended and Restated Credit and Guaranty Agreement
Section II, Question 8, Exhibit 6: Report of Complete Ownership and Capitalization of Applicant Nassau Broadcasting III, L.L.C.


Exhibit 2
Description:
EXHIBIT 2

THE OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS OF ALL ATTRIBUTABLE SHAREHOLDERS OF NASSAU BROADCASTING PARTNERS, INC. ARE SET FORTH IN EXHIBIT 6 'CAPITALIZATION'.

Attachment 2
Description
Other Attributable Interest